Right or wrong should never come down to fashion

Oh, how time flies. Through collective amnesia, pathological altruism, faux do-goodery and a nauseating need to impress global outsiders, we've managed to convince ourselves...

Best gift you can give your kids this Christmas is not...

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Barbara McCarthy: ‘I love America – but its attitude to guns...

When I was in a liquor store not far from Thousand Oaks, California, a few months back, a guy came up to the counter...

Gender pay-gap myth ignores personal choice of women

'Women of Ireland. I call upon thee to down tools from November 13 for the rest of the year." Stick it up to the...

Halloween sucks

I’m somewhat of an anti festive dissident grinch, hence I’ll be glad to see the backend of Halloween. I’m not sure whether it was the...

Baptism of fire: how I took my three-year-old to Burning Man

Link to article in Sunday Independent here So you're going to spend the week in the desert with a three-year-old, surrounded by hippies on acid?...

If you hate men so much why marry them?

Royal weddings are irresistible. I had the telly on from 9am yesterday,  glancing up from my screen, delighted the bride wore a nice-ish dress,...

This cheapening of lives must stop. The deaths of these women...

Link to article in Irish Independent here Emma Mhic Mhathúna was looking forward to making her children's dreams come true by bringing them to the...

Made the wrong CAO choice? No need to fret

So a month has passed and you're not so sure about theology. You're an atheist after all. Plus the prospects are limited. Maybe going for...

Brett Kavanaugh and the cult of the victim

So I don’t like Brett Kavanagh. He looks like a creepy, smarmy, stop at nothing type. A privileged member of some naked bar slide...

Granny flat grants could spark wars..

Ever eyed up your mother-in-law’s detached period home? Sitting on an acre in a leafy suburb? Lofted hall features, a graceful original staircase- whatever...

Lets call time on Reality TV- no one will mind

They say, watching the Kardashians makes us hate poor people. From my experience it makes me hate myself, especially the twenty minutes I lost...

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